Global Patent Index - EP 1316901 A2

EP 1316901 A2 2003-06-04 - Content distribution system, description data distribution apparatus, content location management apparatus, data conversion apparatus, reception terminal apparatus, and content distribution method

Title (en)

Content distribution system, description data distribution apparatus, content location management apparatus, data conversion apparatus, reception terminal apparatus, and content distribution method

Title (de)

Inhaltsverteilungssystem, Beschreibungsdatenverteilungssystem, Inhaltsortverwaltungsgerät, Datenumsetzungsgerät, Empfangsendgerät und Inhaltsverteilungsverfahren

Title (fr)

Système de distribution de contenu, dispositif de distribution de données de description, dispositif de gestion de la localité du contenu, dispositif de conversion de données, terminal de réception et procédé de distribution du contenu

Publication

EP 1316901 A2 (EN)

Application

EP 02026839 A

Priority

  • JP 2001367351 A
  • JP 2002316501 A

Abstract (en)

A content distribution system includes plurality of cache server apparatus configured to obtain content from a distribution apparatus, and to store the content temporarily; a location information data storage unit configured to store location information data, which indicates location information of each cache server apparatus; a description data storage unit configured to store at least one item of description data, which includes the location information of a distribution apparatus; a converter configured to convert the location information of a distribution apparatus storing a requested content, which is included in description data, into location information of a specified cache server apparatus, by referring to the location information data; and a reception terminal apparatus configured to obtain the description data converted by the converter, and to receive the requested content from the specified cache server apparatus. <IMAGE>

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

G06F 17/30

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

G06F 12/00 (2006.01); G06F 13/00 (2006.01); G06F 15/00 (2006.01); G06F 17/30 (2006.01); H04L 12/54 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

H04L 67/06 (2013.01); G06F 17/30902 (2013.01); H04L 67/18 (2013.01); H04L 67/28 (2013.01); H04L 67/2823 (2013.01); H04L 67/2842 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE GB IT

EPO simple patent family

EP 1316901 A2 20030604; EP 1316901 A3 20050928; CN 100336352 C 20070905; CN 1427588 A 20030702; EP 1675027 A1 20060628; JP 2003228534 A 20030815; KR 100608982 B1 20060803; KR 20030044866 A 20030609; SG 108885 A1 20050228; US 2003105925 A1 20030605; US 6952712 B2 20051004

INPADOC legal status


2009-03-11 [18R] REFUSED

- Effective date: 20081103

2006-12-20 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Effective date: 20051201

2006-06-07 [AKX] PAYMENT OF DESIGNATION FEES

- Designated State(s): DE GB IT

2005-09-28 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A3

- Designated State(s): AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE SK TR

2005-09-28 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO:

- Countries: AL LT LV MK RO SI

2003-06-04 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20021129

2003-06-04 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Designated State(s): AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE SK TR

2003-06-04 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO:

- Countries: AL LT LV MK RO SI